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‘Veiled threats’ from Egypt’s nightclub owners

‘Veiled threats’ from Egypt’s nightclub owners

Alarmed at the country’s growing religious tilt, some businesses in Cairo are creating ‘hijab-free’ zones to attract a different clientele, reports Trends.

January 17, 2010 3:34
 
Clamping down on dancing and drinking

Clamping down on dancing and drinking

Umm Al Quwain has just ordered all bars and nightclubs in the emirate to shut down by month-end. And all parties have to stop by midnight.

April 22, 2009 10:49
 
Bahrain “cleaning up”

Bahrain “cleaning up”

One and two-star hotels in the country have been ordered to shut down bars and throw out the booze.

April 19, 2009 4:04
 
Clearing the fumes

Clearing the fumes

The UAE plans to introduce a federal law to ban smoking in public places across the country. But will it manage to stop the smoke?

January 13, 2009 12:58